The library is excited to welcome preeminent lawyer Alan Neigher to discuss Freedom of Speech (and other myths): A Short History of the US Government’s Restrictions of Expression.
Since the founding of our Republic, our Government has imposed sweeping restrictions on the public's ability to freely communicate. This discussion will review those restrictions, including federal and state legislation and cultural censorship.
This is a virtual event. Please register here.
Alan Neigher has practiced law in Westport since 1980. A graduate of Colby College and Boston College Law School, he specializes in media and entertainment.
Mr. Neigher’s media clients have included NBC Universal, Concord Music, THE CONNECTICUT POST, THE HARTFORD COURANT, CABLEVISION
NEWS 12, CONNECTICUT MAGAZINE, WTNH-Channel 8 (New Haven), WVIT-CHANNEL 30 (Hartford), RHODE ISLAND MONTHLY, THE YALE ALUMNI MAGAZINE and Brooks
Newspapers. His online news clients include The New Haven Independent and The Daily Nutmeg. He represents numerous published authors of fiction and non-fiction books.
Mr. Neigher has represented numerous film and television production companies on financing, distribution copyright and contractual matters.
He is one of the executive producers of the dramatic television series, Big Dogs.